1998 Buick Riviera User Reviews

1998 Buick Riviera Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"shape" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews

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ammoworld7 writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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4

Pros

very comfortable, very good gas on highway

Cons

not made for family, not very good gas in city

ammoworld7
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Okay For A Single Person But Not For A Family — look at my pros and cons and that should tell you about my review. asking to write a review when I have just listed my pros and cons, which I consider to be a review, is completely absurd. I hope this makes sense for you.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chris4686 writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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Nice looking, comfortable, powerful.

Cons

Big, pretty much like a boat.

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Extremely Comfortable, And Powerful. — Sun Roof Power Windows, Seats, etc. Engine: 3.8 Liter Supercharged V6 Horsepower: 240 Weight: 4677 lbs 0-60: 8.5 Seconds

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Jerred writes:
1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe Review
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Fast, Fun, Afordable, Sleeper

Cons

Expensive repairs. Gas prices

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Get One. — Best car under 5 grand. Enough torque and hp to get you in trouble but not enough to be stupid fast. The only downside of this car is rarity and expense of parts (along with premium gas only). Car is stunning inside and out and will get you noticed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
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5

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Lots of mods

Cons

Nothing

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98 Riviera — This car has great handling and performance. Also has great breaking with its 4 wheel disc brakes. It handles great in all road conditions. Got the car for a great price in really great shape. Haven't had to put much money into it. Very little repairs that I've come across other than normal maintenance.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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johnbomarito writes:
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Comfortable, powerful in a mature way, distinctive, timeless styling

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No deal breakers. Drove all my Rivieras 150-225,000 miles with no major repairs

johnbomarito
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Future Collectible — Styling that has stood the test of time. Many people would stop me in parking lots and compliment the styling and Platinum Beige paint. Supercharged V-6 provided excellent balance between mileage & performance. Drove it from Michigan to California 12-hours a day and never felt fatigued --great seats

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
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3.8L supercharged motor can't beat it, smooth ride on highway and city

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a bit of a gas guzzeler

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If You Like Luxury And Performace With 2drs This Is It My 1998 Riviera She Is Really, Really Good! — I bought this vehicle off my Dad at Revenbergs and have owned it for a year. I can't really say anything bad about it other than the gas mileage isn't the greatest. The ride is superb and handeling is goood, the interior is in great shape. I try to keep it extremly clean and use a lot of wax, as my friends would know. For the past 3-4 months its been in my garage and has not seen snow yet this year so she is really clean!! I have owned two other cars in my life and I fell in love with this one the best!!

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